So you are not sure about what to buy for the self-isolation period? Here is a simple list that will get your pantry full with essentials for delicious and healthy home cooking:

Choose foods that will last a while in the cupboards and freezer:

  • Canned beans
  • Canned or dried chickpeas/lentils
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Canned coconut milk
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Long Life Almond Milk
  • Brown Rice
  • Quinoa/Barley
  • Pasta
  • Rice Noodles
  • Curry Paste/Miso Paste
  • Frozen mixed veggies
  • Frozen edamame/peas
  • Seeded bread (slice and freeze)
  • Frozen berries/fruit

Write down what you are going to cook on the first few days, freeze the remaining meat/protein:
  • Beef steak and mince
  • Chicken thighs/breasts
  • Fish fillets
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Canned sardines/tuna
  • Turkey breast/mince
  • Eggs
Choose veggies and fruit that will last longer out of refrigeration, cook the one which will go off first such as leafy green and salads:
  • Potato/Sweet Potato
  • Broccoli/Cabbage
  • Salad leaves
  • Pumpkin/Beetroot
  • Onion, Garlic
  • Dried Herbs
Selection of seasonal fresh fruit, including citrus as they keep for a while.

Get a few of the treats you love 🍫 🍿 in case of emergency.

Also try getting ingredients to make a healthy version of your favourite goodies!

Stay Healthy!

Body and Bone